Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

Address: 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2090, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Jo'burg and surprising Soweto

A travel blog entry by gary_13. on Aug 13, 2015

5 comments, 46 photos

... and its name is an abbreviation of South Western Townships.

In the late 1800's black South Africans had been drawn to work in the gold mines and were accommodated in separate townships.
The 1976 Soweto Uprising gave rise to the growing resistance to apartheid, which had severely disadvantaged ...

All Quiet On the Western Front

A travel blog entry by mkolya21 on May 16, 2015

15 photos

... not wanting to have helped me fundraise for this project because of something I put on twitter.
Oh well, All things being equal, I can deal with everything and make it, complete my mission here and see some incredible things.

All is quiet, even when things are shouting.
I love this place in Melville, its so quiet. You can hear birds and cats and dogs. The wind blowing through the trees; peaceful, just peaceful.


Grade Ten Camp

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 28, 2014

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With one final day of hiking remaining, we took to it full of eager. ...

Goodbye South Africa, hello Egypt!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque on Apr 14, 2013

1 comment, 4 photos

... s magnificent sunrises and sunsets and revelled at the sighting of free and wild animals. Exceptional!

We now head to Egypt. We are unsure what to expect. We do want to see the obvious: pyramids, King Tut's head and mummies, but also want to rest and take advantage of the sun as well as catch up on homework, to the boys' dismay.

All we know is that we'll keep you ...

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by sciencefun on Jul 09, 2012

... flight. The first class people were especially mad and I can see why. They weren't going to reimburse them for the difference and the difference is huge. The people who didn't get on the plane were going to be put in a hotel until the 8:00am the next day flight. Luckily, we made the flight. Originally we weren't seated together but we sat together anyway and the guy who was supposed to have one of the seats was fine with it. ...

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